Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Could Host Olympic Teams

Owls Could Host Olympic Teams

Wednesday's Middlewood Road training base could be host to sporting stars from around the world after being named as a potential training venue ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.

Over 600 venues across the country have been shortlisted to host Olympic hopefuls ahead of the games, with Middlewood Road potentially hosting archery and fencing hopefuls as well as providing training for football teams taking part in the Olympics.

Middlewood Road is one of a number around South Yorkshire selected, with Sheffield United's Academy, Doncatser Dome, Don Valley Stadium, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre and iceSheffield also making the shortlist - giving the Steel City a great chance to host some of the best sports men and women from around the globe.

The training camp guide, which includes all potential venues and offers a £25,000 award for teams coming over to the UK to train ahead of the games, will be sent by London to all national Olympic and Paralympic committees later this year.

And each country will then decide where to base its athletes for London 2012.

London 2012 chairman Lord Coe said: 'It's a great opportunity for towns throughout the UK to get involved in our plans.'

Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday March 4 2008
Time: 10:15AM

Comments

0
just heard on SSN that shearer is being linked with brian laws' job if that russian (72nd richest man in the world) takes us over, n wen sky sports news say it, it usually has alot of truth to it
smiggyswfc
04/03/2008 12:11:00
0
u just heard that?? that came out on friday...... and as for olypians at middlewood.. WOW!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
04/03/2008 12:33:00
0
yea i bin workin n getting drunk all day since friday lol not had time to check up on stuff, but saw the interview wi brian laws about it
smiggyswfc
04/03/2008 12:48:00
0
I believe swfc board are in talks over a takeover. If you wanted to buy a persons car, you would talk to the owner and not the passengers. If they get the boards control all will follow suit.
Bigash
04/03/2008 12:50:00
0
You having your stomach pumped out smiggy whilst typing these messages? :)
will it ever happen
04/03/2008 16:19:00
0
haha now its all alrate now im recovered after a nasty hangover:D
smiggyswfc
05/03/2008 17:58:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Carvalhal Banned For A Game

Sheffield Wednesday gaffer Carlos Carvalhal has been banned for one match following the game against Hull City earlier this month.

Reactions - Norwich v Sheffield Wednesday (9/12/17)

Following today's clash between Norwich City and Sheffield Wednesday, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Norwich City v Sheffield Wednesday

All the stats from Norwich City (3) vs (1) Sheffield Wednesday, Carrow Road, 9/12/17 Att: 25,561

Norwich v Sheffield Wednesday - Team Sheets - 9-12-17

Sheffield Wednesday go to Carrow Road as the visitors to Norwich for the latest Championship game.

Sheffield Wednesday Archived Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wednesday
Write For Vital Wednesday
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Westwood18%
Palmer0%
Loovens0%
van Aken0%
Fox0%
Wallace0%
Jones0%
Bannan0%
Reach0%
Rhodes66%
Hooper0%
Sub - Lee0%
Sub - Nuhiu16%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football